How do we preserve freedom of speech and democratic principles when they are deployed against us by those who clearly do not respect them? And how should we respond to such assaults without infringing on our own right to freedom of expression?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Its Critics
Domestic opposition has been robust, but U.S. participation is critical to protect American business interests in exploding Asian markets.
Europe’s Front Door: The Refugee Crisis on Lesvos Island
Record numbers of refugees from Syria, Afghanistan, and other countries have crossed through Greece into Europe this year amid the world’s largest migration crisis in decades. This photo essay depicts a typical day on the island of Lesvos this summer, as lived by the hundreds arriving on its shores each day.
Unleashing the Power of the Atom, Take Two
A new generation of reactors may be the answer to the dilemma of nuclear waste disposal.
Volume 39:1 of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Now Available
The editorial staff of The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs is pleased to bring you our latest issue, Winter Volume 39:1. The Winter 2015 volume reviews the events that defined 2014 and examines the complex set of decisions required to manage these crises, from the rise of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, to Vladimir Putin’s annexation of Crimea, and the Ebola crisis.
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